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Clos de Chillon

This Grand Cru, aged and bottled at the castle by winemaker and merchant Henri BADOUX SA – VINS, reflects the values of the Foundation that runs the castle’s activities: tradition, prestige and quality.

Grand cru (GC) - AOC Lavaux
This name is reserved for wines that are entitled to use the name of a production area or town, and that is made with 90% of grapes harvested in that production area or town, no more than 10% of grapes come from another production area in the same winemaking region. These wines must be made be made from harvests with a natural sugar content is 5 degrees Oechslé higher than the minimum attributed to the AOC. This is 70 °Oe for the Chasselas (white wine) and 80° Oe for the Chillon red.

The castle’s 12'500 m2 vineyard is located in the «Lavaux» appellation region. It stretches out gently along the contours of Lake Geneva and benefits from the microclimate of Montreux.

The winegrower in charge of the vineyard tends it with skill, care and respect for the environment, applying the sustainable cultivation technique known as IPW (Integrated Production of Wine).

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Henri Badoux SA - Vins

Henri Badoux SA        
Route d'Ollon 8        
Case postale 448        
1860 Aigle        
       
Tél. 0800 223 689
ou 024 468 68 88        
Fax 024 468 68 89
       
info@badoux-vins.ch


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